# History of mathematics The history of mathematics aims to investigate the origin of mathematical discoveries before the modern period, when mathematical knowledge spreads around the world. The study and development of mathematics took place in various areas of the world. Mathematicians from ancient Greece have contributed by refining mathematical methods, in particular by introducing deductive reasoning and mathematical rigor in demonstrations, expanding the subject of mathematics. Chinese mathematicians have contributed to writing in a numerical system, those in Indian-Arabic space have introduced the rules of use of operations as we use them today that evolved over the first millennium in India and was transmitted in the West through Islamic mathematicians, who in turn developed and expanded the mathematics known until then.

Question 1 from 10: What is the oldest mathematical object?
Question 2 from 10: Since when did the early proofs of mathematical texts date when a complex metrology system was developed?
Question 3 from 10: Who were the first mathematicians that used the sex-sequence numerical system?
Question 4 from 10: What is called one of the most important Egyptian texts dating back to the 1650s, which is a manual for students in arithmetic and geometry that offers formulas for areas and methods for multiplication, division and computation with fractions, as well as information on prime and composite, arithmetic, geometric, and harmonic media?
Question 5 from 10: Who was the first to use the deductive reasoning applied in geometry?
Question 6 from 10: Who founded a school whose doctrine was based on the idea that mathematics governed the universe and whose motto was "Everything Is Number"?
Question 7 from 10: Who has developed the exhaustive method, which is a precursor of the whole notion?
Question 8 from 10: Who was the first to use a format used in mathematics today, namely, definition, axiom, theorem and demonstration?
Question 9 from 10: Who was considered the greatest mathematician in antiquity?
Question 10 from 10: Who was the first to define the principle of mathematical induction?